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UFC 186: Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson retains title

04/25/2015 10:40 PM PDT
Johnson controlled Kyoji Horiguchi for nearly the entire five-round bout before scoring the latest submission win in UFC history -- tapping out his opponent with a second left. 
Thompson: Favorites role fits Warriors
04/25/2015 11:31 PM PDT - Saturday's clinching win featured a Warriors squad finally comfortable as title contenders.  

Giants beat Rockies in 11 innings
04/25/2015 11:31 PM PDT - Tim Hudson still winless in his career at Coors Field after Giants blow ninth inning lead 

Fans at Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox game asked to stay after a group of protesters become violent
04/25/2015 08:13 PM PDT - Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game are being asked to stay inside the stadium after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent.  

Warriors notebook: David Lee expects to play in second round
04/25/2015 11:32 PM PDT - Lee, who missed last five games with back injury, was useful in regular-season games against Memphis 

Warriors sweep away Pelicans
04/25/2015 10:32 PM PDT - Stephen Curry scores 39 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 109-98 to complete a four-game sweep of their first-round NBA playoff series. 

Next San Jose Sharks coach? A list of candidates
04/25/2015 10:06 PM PDT - Trying to find Todd McLellan's successor 

A's Kendall Graveman struggles again in loss to Houston Astros
04/25/2015 10:20 PM PDT - Oakland A's right-hander Kendall Graveman has yet to show the spark from spring training. 

Alameda: Doolittle Raiders honored with Congressional Gold Medal
04/25/2015 05:34 PM PDT - The Doolittle Raiders who struck a blow for democracy on behalf of an American public thirsty for revenge after the Pearl Harbor attack were honored Saturday aboard the USS Hornet in a ceremony acknowledging the Congressional Gold Medal.  

Kiwi transplant Kay Flavell opens artists' residence in Vallejo
04/25/2015 04:04 PM PDT - Retired professor Kay Flavell, 72, created an artists' residence in a circa 1856 farmhouse in Vallejo. Such residences are a popular concept throughout Europe, and something Flavell felt was lacking here on the West Coast. 

Nepal: Google engineer killed in Everest avalanche sparked by deadly earthquake
04/25/2015 02:23 PM PDT - Worldwide condolences pour in after news that Dan Fredinburg sustained head injuries during the avalanche and died. His sister Megan reported the sad news on Instagram and Twitter 

Indiana University student died from head injuries, according to autopsy
04/25/2015 02:03 PM PDT - A coroner says an Indiana University student whose body was found Friday in a rural area died from blunt force trauma injuries to her head.  

Coyote caught in dowtown NYC
04/25/2015 01:43 PM PDT - A wily coyote is no match for the NYPD.  

Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says felt gender confusion since he was a boy
04/25/2015 01:36 PM PDT - In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.  

Drummond: Mortgage help needed for relatives of deceased
04/25/2015 01:11 PM PDT - A bill that would have helped family members of deceased people avoid foreclosure is pulled from the Legislature.  

Rising gas prices will continue to soar
04/25/2015 12:37 PM PDT - Three California refineries have production issues. 

Dense-breast notification laws creating confusion
04/25/2015 12:28 PM PDT - Dense breasts make mammograms harder to read. As more states pass laws requiring that women be told of the risks, debate is growing about whether such warnings are helpful -- or even harmful.  

Walnut Creek: Fire destroys vacant home where teens threw party
04/25/2015 07:29 PM PDT - A vacant home where dozens of teenagers threw a party caught fire early Saturday hours after authorities broke up the gathering, fire officials said.  

California drought: Eastern Sierra community lives with devastating reality of year-round fire season
04/25/2015 01:16 PM PDT - The fire came up quickly here in the eastern Sierra Nevada, destroying 35 homes and taking the mountainside community of Swall Meadows by surprise. Who would expect a roiling wildfire -- throwing fireballs and whipping up flame whirls through 7,000 acres of sagebrush, pinon and Jeffrey pine -- in the dead of winter? 

Nepal quake death toll reaches 1,805
04/25/2015 06:43 PM PDT - Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.  

Starbucks: Computer outage fixed, stores reopen Saturday
04/25/2015 06:35 AM PDT - A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons. 

A's lose to Astros in 11 innings
04/24/2015 11:54 PM PDT - The A's battled back twice in extra innings but couldn't overcome bullpen failures in 5-4 loss to the Houston Astros. 

Newark: Projects with 244 new homes continue housing boom
04/25/2015 05:40 PM PDT - Council members on Thursday approved two separate developments across the street from each other at Enterprise Drive and Willow Street, in Newark's so-called Transit-Oriented Development.  

Antioch: Welders touch off blaze at auto garage
04/24/2015 10:03 PM PDT - Fire crews battled a blaze that severely damaged half of a commercial garage Friday night at 10th and L streets in Antioch.  

San Francisco Giants stymied by Colorado Rockies, double plays in 6-4 defeat
04/24/2015 10:51 PM PDT - Casey McGehee hits into two doubles plays, increasing his lMLB-leading total to seven. 

Berkeley post office worthy of passion, protest
04/24/2015 09:03 PM PDT - Activists see century-old building as a link to the New Deal and an era of public utility and civic idealism 

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura admits he needs to control emotions
04/24/2015 07:45 PM PDT - Yordano Ventura, the Kansas City Royals 23-year-old righty, has instigated bench-clearing incidents in each of his last three starts. 

Jameis Winston compared to JaMarcus Russell by NFL executive
04/24/2015 07:45 PM PDT - NFL executive says quarterback Jameis Winston, who could be the No. 1 pick in next week's draft, has many similarities to JaMarcus Russell.  

Has Wonderlic test administered to NFL prospects run its course?
04/24/2015 07:44 PM PDT - Kathy Kolbe, daughter of the man who created the Wonderlic mental aptitude test, is encouraging the NFL to change exams. 

Oakland: CHP arrests teen girl accused of stealing car, slipping out of handcuffs
04/24/2015 07:40 PM PDT - Officers on Friday found and arrested a 16-year-old girl who escaped police custody, according to California Highway Patrol. 

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Antioch: Welders touch off blaze at auto garage

Fire crews battled a blaze that severely damaged half of a commercial garage Friday night at 10th and L streets in Antioch.  
STATE NEWS
Dense-breast notification laws creating confusion

Dense breasts make mammograms harder to read. As more states pass laws requiring that women be told of the risks, debate is growing about whether such warnings are helpful -- or even harmful.  
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Fans at Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox game asked to stay after a group of protesters become violent

Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game are being asked to stay inside the stadium after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent.  
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UFC 186: Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson retains title

04/25/2015 10:40 PM PDT
Johnson controlled Kyoji Horiguchi for nearly the entire five-round bout before scoring the latest submission win in UFC history -- tapping out his opponent with a second left. 
  • Thompson: Favorites role fits Warriors - 04/25/2015 11:31 PM PDT
  • Giants beat Rockies in 11 innings - 04/25/2015 11:31 PM PDT
  • Warriors sweep away Pelicans - 04/25/2015 10:32 PM PDT
  • Coyote caught in dowtown NYC - 04/25/2015 01:43 PM PDT
  • Rising gas prices will continue to soar - 04/25/2015 12:37 PM PDT
  • Nepal quake death toll reaches 1,805 - 04/25/2015 06:43 PM PDT
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